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Fall Prevention Resource Directory
 

Click links below to access additional fall prevention organizations in Los Angeles County and nationwide.

 

FALL PREVENTION HOME

Los Angeles County Public Health Department, Office of Senior Health (OSH)

Research reports and briefs regarding senior health topics and links to community resources.

Phone: 213-351-7825

Los Angeles County Community and Senior Services (CSS), an Area Agency on Aging (AAA)

Links older adults to services that promote independent living such as care management and home delivered meals. Provides contact information for senior and community centers across Los Angeles County.

Phone: 213-738-2600

Los Angeles City and County Network of Care

Fall prevention information and resource directory for older adults and their families.

City of Los Angeles Department of Aging, an Area Agency on Aging (AAA)

Multipurpose senior centers throughout the City provide services to seniors and their caregivers. Home Modification programs, including Handyworker and Home Secure, provide home repair and modification services for low-income seniors.

Phone: 213-252-4000

Los Angeles Caregiver Resource Center (LACRC)

Free or low-cost services and resources for adult caregivers.

Phone: 800-540-4442

Fall Prevention Center for Excellence

A public-private interdisciplinary partnership for fall prevention. Links to fall prevention research, best practices, and other resources. Home modification website includes resource lists, information, and information about certificate program. Home safety website includes toolkit for community members and professionals including fall prevention, fire, prevention, and healthy home strategies.

Phone: 213-740-1364

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC)

CDC's Falls-Older Adults page provides free fall-related research articles, fact sheets, brochures, posters, checklists, and resource guides.

Phone: 800-CDC-INFO

The American Geriatrics Society (AGS), Foundation for Health in Aging

Fall prevention resources and guidelines for individuals and health care providers.

Phone: 212-755-6810

CarePathways

Resource directory for adult day care, long-term care, home modification, and additional services for older adults and their caregivers.

The Patience Tai Chi Association

Information about Tai Chi and instructor referral service.

Phone: 718-332-3477

Home Safety Council

Information and checklists about home safety and home modifications for older adults.

Phone: 202-330-4900

National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification

Promotes home modification and supportive housing, for successful aging, long-term care, and elder-friendly communities. Includes links to research and home modification organization resource directory.

Phone: 213-740-1364

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